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Bone Pain In Leukemia
Can someone please explain bone pain in leukemia? If CBC blood work was normal, can I still. Have leukemia?
Leukemia...: Leukemia is an uncontrolled proliferation of malignant cells in the bone marrow. The marrow is composed of bone with marrow spaces. In leukemia, these marrow spaces become overpopulated by leukemic cells which compress the normal bone marrow structures, causing pain. Rarely, the cells cannot get out of the marrow and the WBC/CBC will be normal: an aleukemic leukemic. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
Had normal CBC w/diff 5 weeks ago. Could leukemia have developed in that time? I'm having some bone pain and worried. Can it develop in 5 weeks?
When someone with leukemia get's symptoms such as bone pain and bruising, how bad would it be on a scale from 1-10?
Depends: That is a difficult question to answer since different people experience pain differently. The pain scale we typically use is a subjective scale. What might be a three for one person could be a seven for another person. The best use of the scale is to judge an individuals response to pain treatment interventions. ...Read more
When someone with leukemia has symptoms such as bone pain and bruising, how bad would the pain be on a scale from 1-10?
1-10: Impossible to tell without further information. Pain, bleeding, or other problems may run the spectrum from very mild to life threatening. If this is you or someone you know, make sure the oncologist knows what is going on so he/she can help. ...Read more
High risk genetically for leukemia and have been having extreme fatigue, low-grade fever, swollen nodes and bone pain could I have it?Even w/fine blood
High risk: Your symptoms are worrisome. Dont tarry but get checked outby your doctor asap. ...Read more
Sweats extr. fatigue bone pain all over teeth hurt Bruising. Past hodgkins chemo/radiation 2a, Doc in 6days. Scared of leukemia.2 worried? Or poss?
I have pain in middle of my humerus bone when I press firmly. Could it be my muscle? Scared of leukaemia and what would their bone pain feel like?
6 weeks bone pain (long bones, pelvis, ribs) taking codeine+tramadol, worse at night, night sweats + chronic mild/moderate neutropenia. Risk of lukemia?
Possibly: Your symptoms are not necessarily indicative of leukemia and may be caused by other clinical situations; however, prolonged bone pain in a young individual is a reason for concern and should be investigated. Consulting with your physician and performing several laboratory tests including a CBC is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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